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Judith McSoley became major gifts officer at the Providence-based Adoption Rhode Island six months ago, after seven years as director of development and community relations. She has been at the nonprofit for 16 years. In her new post, as in the previous one, the responsibility is to help spread awareness about the mission of adoption from foster care. Here, she discusses how she helps fulfill that mission. more
1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … more
David A. Fontaine is a partner of tax and business services at the Providence offices of Marcum LLP, an international accounting and advisory firm. Fontaine has been closely monitoring the tax changes made in the recently approved fiscal 2017 state budget and talks with Providence Business News about how those changes will affect businesses in Rhode Island. more
Steve Heath has been the executive director of FabNewport since July 2015; With a tagline of “dream, design, make,” FabNewport holds a variety of programs for people of all ages to channel their inner maker and create products. Heath talks with Providence Business News about some of the projects and the second annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire: East Bay Edition, which will be held Oct. 15 from noon-5 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center at 1 York St., Newport. more
John McQuilkin is an associate professor of accounting at Roger Williams University. During tax season, the school’s accounting students must take turns preparing taxes through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the Federal Hill House in Providence. McQuilkin talks with Providence Business News about how this effort is symbiotic. more
Roberto Gonzalez, president of the board and executive director of STEAM Box, talks with Providence Business News about the technology-based youth program and his recent recognition as one of Tech Collective’s Tech 10 award winners. more
Jim Blue is CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency, New England region. The company is eyeing a move into the Rhode Island market, looking to open offices in Providence this summer. Blue talks with Providence Business News about the agency, why he thinks it will fit well in Rhode Island and what might set it apart from the competition. more
Dr. Paul E. Morrissey, associate professor of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is program director of the division of organ transplantation at Rhode Island Hospital. Morrissey, who maintains a private practice at University Surgical Associates, talked with Providence Business News about National Organ Donation Month, which occurs in April, his work as a transplant surgeon and the need for organ donors. more
Cely O’Brien, a sales associate with Randall, Realtors in Charlestown, recently was promoted to director of education for the Randall Family of Companies in Rhode Island and Connecticut. In that capacity, she will survey the educational needs of the company and coordinate and develop courses to meet those needs. O’Brien responded recently to questions posed by the Providence Business News. more
Karen Feldman is the executive director of Young Voices, which she founded in 2006. She brings over 25 years of experience in the youth leadership field, including program implementation, organizational management and fundraising. Feldman holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. more
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